Recent advances in the use of drosophila in neurobiology and neurodegeneration

Hardcover | September 23, 2011

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Published since 1959, International Review of Neurobiology is a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research. This volume reviews existing theories and current research surrounding the movement disorder Dyskinesia. Leading authors review state-of-the-art in their field of investigation and provide their views and perspectives for future research Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist

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Published since 1959, International Review of Neurobiology is a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focu...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 23, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123870038

ISBN - 13:9780123870032

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1. Seizure and Epilepsy: Studies of Seizure-disorders in Drosophila - Louise Parker, Iris C. Howlett, Zeid M. Rusan and Mark A. Tanouye 2. Homomeostatic Control of Neural Activity: A Drosophila Model for Drug Tolerance and Dependence - Alfredo Ghezzi and Nigel S. Atkinson 3. Attention in Drosophila - Bruno van Swinderen 4. The roles of fruitless and doublesex in the control of male courtship - Brigitte Dauwalder 5. Circadian plasticity: from structure to behaviour - Lia Frenkel & María Fernanda Ceriani 6. Learning and memory in Drosophila: behavior, genetics, and neural systems - Lily Kahsai and Troy Zars 7. Studying Sensorimotor Processing with Physiology in Behaving Drosophila - Johannes D. Seelig and Vivek Jayaraman 8. Modeling human trinucleotide repeat diseases in Drosophila - Zhenming Yu and Nancy M Bonini 9. From genetics to structure to function: Exploring sleep in Drosophila - Daniel Bushey and Chiara Cirelli

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